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HER Number:MDV30573
Name:Parke Bridge, Bovey Tracey


Parke Bridge, over the River Bovey, is a single arch masonry bridge intended for estate traffic. Reinforced with concrete and steel rails.


Grid Reference:SX 807 788
Map Sheet:SX87NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBovey Tracey
Ecclesiastical ParishBOVEY TRACEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87NW/140

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BRIDGE (Unknown date)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'Parke Bridge' over 'River Bovey' marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.

National Trust, 1984, Parke, 8 (Report - Survey). SDV287876.

Parke Bridge, which crosses the River Bovey, is a single arch, masonry bridge for estate traffic. Its date is unknown, but it has been reinforced with concrete and steel rails from the nearby railway, probably in the 1950s when the line was closed.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV287876Report - Survey: National Trust. 1984. Parke. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 8.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4317 - The National Trust Archaeological Survey of Parke, Devon

Date Last Edited:Oct 26 2007 3:30PM